WATCH: European watchdogs demand detail on Facebook's cryptocurrency

2019-06-26 19:08

Facebook's fledgling cryptocurrency faced mounting scrutiny on Tuesday as European central bankers and regulators demanded more detail on the social media giant's Libra project.

WATCH: Johannesburg's coding dojo that takes only 1% of applicants

2019-06-24 10:59

South Africa is facing a severe shortage of developers leaving major sectors such as financial institutions struggling to recruit employees with critical computer skills. A small, and alternative academy in Johannesburg is working to change that.

WATCH: Lawmakers slam Facebook over cryptocurrency plan, call for temporary suspension

2019-06-22 20:15

House Financial Services chairperson Maxine Waters requested Facebook agree to a moratorium on Libra's development "until Congress and regulators have the opportunity to examine these issues" and called on company heads to testify in Washington.

WATCH: California police put Robocop on patrol in park

2019-06-20 20:38

A Southern California police force is welcoming a robot to the department. Huntington Park police say "HP RoboCop" will provide 360-degree high-definition video footage.

WATCH: What is Facebook's new digital currency Libra?

2019-06-19 08:47

Facebook announced plans to launch a new cryptocurrency. What does this actually mean for the tech giant and what is digital currency?

Facebook unveils global cryptocurrency

2019-06-18 15:14

Facebook has announced it is launching its own cryptocurrency called ''Libra," in a move aimed at creating a low-cost global payment system available through smart devices.

WATCH: Microsoft Xbox previews streaming service

2019-06-16 14:09

Microsoft Xbox is previewing its upcoming game streaming service, codenamed 'Project xCloud', at the annual E3 games expo in Los Angeles. The service will go head-to-head with Google's Stadia that's set to debut in November.

WATCH: Uber looks to fly, even as it still learns to drive

2019-06-16 08:57

Uber is holding its third annual Elevate Summit this week in Washington DC to show off its progress so far in bringing its vast logistics and ride-hailing network to the skies'.

Uber aims to start flying-taxi services in Melbourne in 2023

2019-06-14 08:08

Uber plans to start electric flying-taxi services in Melbourne from 2023, the ride-sharing company’s first overseas market for the program.

Naspers sees profit boost ahead of spin-off

2019-06-13 21:22

Naspers' full-year earnings have risen by as much as a third ahead of the technology group’s planned asset spinoff in Amsterdam, a move designed to reduce its dominance of Johannesburg’s stock exchange.


WATCH: San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales in the city

2019-06-26 12:41

It's the most far-reaching crackdown on vaping to date. San Francisco has became the first major US city to vote for a ban on the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes.

Bitcoin surpasses $11 000 as memories of popped bubble fade

2019-06-24 10:01

Bitcoin has traded above $11 000 for the first time in 15 months, recouping more than half of the parabolic increase that captured the attention of mainstream investors before the cryptocurrency bubble burst last year.

Slack tops $19bn value in trading debut after shunning IPO

2019-06-21 14:45

A parade of initial public offerings from Silicon Valley this year has garnered a mixed reception from investors. Slack took a different route, and saw its shares soar as it went public without an IPO.

Visa, Mastercard, PayPal join Facebook to form crypto effort

2019-06-19 12:51

If Facebook’s new digital currency goes according to plan, it could one day compete with payment giants Visa, Mastercard and PayPal. But for now, all three are set to work with the social-media company on the venture.

Naspers' biggest investor mulls cutting R245bn stake

2019-06-18 16:05

Naspers’s biggest shareholder is considering whether to reduce its R245bn stake in Africa’s biggest company because of concern it’s overexposed to a single stock, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

WATCH: Huawei expects $30bn hit from US ban

2019-06-18 13:40

Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei revealed the expected damage from a US clampdown.

Here's what cyber criminals are looking for

2019-06-16 10:25

There is an increasing number of cyber attacks on supply chains and financial services in Africa, according to experts at global cyber security giant Kaspersky Lab.

Facebook gains on crypto plans, easing of regulatory concerns

2019-06-14 18:26

Facebook shares have climbed as concerns continued to ease over the prospect of greater regulatory scrutiny, and following a report detailing the company’s plans to launch a digital currency.

WATCH: Huawei prepares for life without Android, registers own OS

2019-06-13 21:45

Huawei is registering its own operating system in countries around the world as it prepares for a possible loss of access to Google's Android software.

WATCH: How to send WhatsApp messages in bold, italics, strikethrough, and monospace

2019-06-13 16:56

WhatsApp is probably the most popular cross-platform messaging app out there. While WhatsApp lets you send text, images, GIFs, videos, stickers, and more, sometimes sending a text message could feel a bit boring.

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